September is Library Card Sign-up Month

September 1, 2019

Something to consider: In a county of more than 100,000, more than 27,000 people have accounts at the Fond du Lac Public Library, a number that grows by about 200 every month.

These people know that their local library is a vibrant community cent...

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Story of the Golden Harp Aug 15

August 15, 2019

He rubbed elbows with Harpo Marx and Gene Autry. He turned down a gig on the Ed Sullivan Show. He played more than 10,000 concerts, and he was from Dotyville.

The remarkable story of Otto Baganz, aka The Golden Harp, will be told at 2 p.m. and 6 ...

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'Noise is Life' at gallery in August

August 7, 2019

Maker and artist Pat Arneson presents his exhibit, Noise is Life, at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Langdon Divers Gallery August 7 to September 3. The public is invited to a reception 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, August 8, at the gallery. Refreshme...

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My Favorite Fondy 2020 Calendar winners

August 6, 2019

The Fond du Lac Public Library challenged local artists and photographers to submit illustrations for the third annual My Favorite Fondy 2020 wall calendar, which will be sold at library and other community locations this fall as a library fundrai...

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Idea Studio August programs

August 3, 2019
  • Noon-4 pm every Saturday: Idea Studio Drop-in DIY Friendship Bracelet Craft. Drop in to make an easy loom and use it to make a friendship bracelet. Supplies provided. For adults and teens 13 and older. Free. No registration.
  • Mondays and Saturdays...

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Chief Lamb talks to community Aug 1 with guest K9 Brux

August 1, 2019

Fond du Lac Police Chief William Lamb will talk to the community about his department at the Fond du Lac Public Library’s Community Chat program 6 p.m. Thursday, August 1. Lamb will be joined by Officer Kyle Hoefer and K9 Brux for the free progr...

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FDL author to sell, sign horror novel Jul 27

July 27, 2019

Fond du Lac author Cailyn Lloyd will sell and sign copies of her debut horror novel, “Shepherd’s Warning: Sometimes You Shouldn’t Go Home,” from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 27, at Chapter 52 Bookstore, 52 Sheboygan St.

Spooky “Shephe...

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DIY Book Page Bottle Decor Jul 22

July 22, 2019

Using an upcycled wine bottle and book pages, make an attractive centerpiece or vase at 6 p.m. Monday, July 22. Supplies provided. Free. For adults and teens 13 and older. Space is limited, and registration is required beginning at 9:30 a.m. Mond...

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Story of worst Navy disaster Jul 18

July 18, 2019

This program has been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances. A substitute program is planned: Let's Go Downtown.

 

 

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Let's Go Downtown Jul 18

July 18, 2019

Remember Christmas shopping at Huber Brothers? What about the bubbler in front of Penneys? How about the soda fountains and five-and-dimes in downtown Fond du Lac?

Local historian Tracy Reinhardt will present Let’s Go Downtown, a trip back in ...

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